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inclement
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Jane Eyre
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  • I shuddered as I stood and looked round me: it was an inclement day for outdoor exercise; not positively rainy, but darkened by a drizzling yellow fog; all under foot was still soaking wet with the floods of yesterday.
  • One day he had had company to dinner, and had sent for my portfolio; in order, doubtless, to exhibit its contents: the gentlemen went away early, to attend a public meeting at Millcote, as Mrs. Fairfax informed me; but the night being wet and inclement, Mr. Rochester did not accompany them.
  • "Well, I cannot return to the house," I thought; "I cannot sit by the fireside, while he is abroad in inclement weather: better tire my limbs than strain my heart; I will go forward and meet him."

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  • Despite the difficulties, the inclement weather did not end our journey.
  • But since the weather had been so inclement—to use one of Reverend Ambrose’s words—they had had more time for practice.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying

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